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Awards, Citations and Campaign Ribbons
Precedence of awards is from left to right
American Campaign Medal - World War II Victory Medal
Built in 1917-18 as the Laker SS Lake Elon at Great Lakes Engine Works, Ashtabula, OH.
Launched, date unknown
Delivered in September 1919 to US Shipping Board
Renamed SS Alamo in 1925
Delivered to the War Shipping Administration, 14 March 1942, from Agwilines, Inc.
Allocated to the War Department, 10 December 1942, as a bare bottom charter
Released, 18 June 1946, by the War Shipping Administration to Agwilines, Inc. for sale to Chinese interest as private sale
Sold, 30 July 1946, at Shanghai, China, reflagged China, renamed SS Hai Lu
Final Disposition, scrapped in 1949
Displacement 2,675 gross t.
Draft 28' 4"
Cargo Capacity unknown
Largest Boom Capacity unknown
Fuel Capacity unknown
one reciprocating steam engine
single propeller, 1,500 hp
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